The Great Canadian Anecdote Contest

The Great Canadian Anecdote Contest

By George Woodcock
$21.95




Two fishermen find a whale trapped in their net; neither of them can swim so they must trust the whale to support them while they out away the net and get back to the boat. . . In the wilderness of the Peace River, a man performs delicate surgery on his sick comrade, without anaesthetic, and with only the assistance of a doctor's voice on the radiotelephone. . .

These and 70 other striking anecdotes are collected in this extraordinary volume, published in support of the Canada-India Village Aid Society. There are contributions from fifteen Canadian luminaries, among them Timothy Findley, Toni Onley, Margaret Atwood and P.K. Page, and from scores of ordinary Canadians.



Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 9781550170580
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 136 pp

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Two fishermen find a whale trapped in their net; neither of them can swim so they must trust the whale to support them while they out away the net and get back to the boat. . . In the wilderness of the Peace River, a man performs delicate surgery on his sick comrade, without anaesthetic, and with only the assistance of a doctor's voice on the radiotelephone. . .

These and 70 other striking anecdotes are collected in this extraordinary volume, published in support of the Canada-India Village Aid Society. There are contributions from fifteen Canadian luminaries, among them Timothy Findley, Toni Onley, Margaret Atwood and P.K. Page, and from scores of ordinary Canadians.

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Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 9781550170580
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 136 pp